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really want to fix public education in this country, then we have to create the right environment for kids. >> baltimore, michelle says, proved to be a life changing experience. she eventually took on the difficult task of becoming the chancellor of the troubled public schools in washington. >> when i was the chancellor in washington d.c., i made the commitment that i was going to run the district as a mom. and as a mom who put her kids in the d.c. public schools. people thought i was crazy to do that, no, if i'm going to run this district i'm going to put my own children in it and it was interesting because it really did impact how and why i made decisions. >> but michelle's efforts to turn d.c. public schools around were met with criticism due to her trying to oust poor teachers. and after resigning from d.c. public schools she embarked on developing students first. >> the idea behind students first is that we have to band millions of people across this country together who understands that the public education system is broke and and they want to be a part of fixing it, know th
to take care of the environment. >> and our response to that s we have no problem with the protection of the environment and wettelands but if it is a public good the entire public should have to pay for it. you shouldn't force one property owner to bear the entire burden of playing for that. >> shannon: to get the permit that he wants to fix the land. do you you feel like you you have is taken on something that is a bigger fight for all americans, all landowners. >> definitely. this affects, of course, not only us and we are in the final stages but it affects any one in the state of florida who owns property. and as far as that goes in this country who owns property because if you assuming that we do come through this successfully it will at least hopefully stop this flood of government regulation and taking land. >> shannon: at this point do you feel like it is a fair fight, the individual land own oar versus the government? do you feel like there is a balance of powethere or not? >> if i had warren buffett's money it would be fair. there are two aspects. number one the financial an
environment, both parties are a little more subdued. republicans are panicky after two bad elections in a roam democrats don't have quite the same enthusiasm. but they're happy to be in their position. much better shape than republicans. >> heather: scott, you mentioned your marriage. four years in, you're still kind of a newly wed. you're still supposed to be excited about what is to come. how do the american people about this? we're headed into the second term for the president. are people optimistic? >> well, they're a little more optimistic than theygo. when the president first took office, 27% said the country was heading in the right direction. now it's up to 36%. on the day he was sworn in, four years ago, 35% said their finances were in good shape. it's up to 39% today. so progress, but people aren't really excited yet. there is still a lot of concerns to be dealt with. >> gregg: let's talk about the second amendment. you conducted a poll on that. what did you find? >> 65% of american voters, out of american adults, two out of three, say the reason we have a second amendment is so the
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